Personal Story

It’s Women’s Health Week!

Doctors and Their Patients, Not Insurance Companies, Should Make Health Care Decisions Women’s Health Week evaluates the state of women’s health, which the Affordable Care Act improved. The ACA continues to help women by protecting the 35 percent of Tennessee women with pre-existing conditions, offering free wellness visits that focus on prevention to catch cancer…

Read More

This Year’s Excuse to Not Expand Medicaid: Block Grants

Block Grants Would Cut, Not Increase Medicaid Funding Sandra Rice, a retired nurse practitioner and volunteer in a rural free clinic, released the following statement in response to the State Senate passing Medicaid Block Grant Legislation (House Bill 1280 / Senate Bill 1428): “The Tennessee State Legislature still refuses to expand Medicaid, resulting in the…

Read More

Those Who Know Health Care Best Say the Judge’s ACA Ruling is the Worst

“Misguided and Wrong”: Those Who Know Health Care the Best Say That the Judge’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act is the Worst Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the entire Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional and should be struck down. This ruling would end protections for those with pre-existing conditions, re-implement an age tax, no…

Read More

Health Care Repeal is on the Ballot

ADMITTED AGAIN: McConnell Blows Cover on GOP Plan to Repeal Pre-existing Conditions Protections After Midterms “All the crocodile tears from Republicans on the campaign trail about helping people with pre-existing conditions are indeed a ‘crock’ — their leader just said so,” said Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care.   Nashville, TN – Senate…

Read More

Trump Wants to Veto, Not Strengthen Pre-Existing Condition Protections

Of Course Trump’s First Veto Threat Would Gut Pre-existing Conditions Protections–He’s Been Attacking Health Care Since Day One   Nashville, Tenn. – Upon President Trump’s first-ever veto threat of Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)’s resolution to block insurers from selling short-term, junk insurance plans, Leslie Dach, chair of Protect Our Care, issued the following statement: “Trump’s…

Read More

Blackburn Can’t Hide From Her Shameful Record on Health Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 1, 2018 Contact: Amanda Harrington, aharrington@protectourcare.org, 414-803-9556 Blackburn Can’t Hide From Her Shameful Record On Health Care “Make no mistake, Blackburn’s idea of healthcare means Americans get ZERO while Big Pharma takes all,” said Brad Woodhouse, chair of Protect Our Care   Tonight in Johnson City, Tennessee, President Trump will stump for Marsha Blackburn…

Read More

Moms Stand Up for Their Kids with Pre-Existing Conditions

Nashville-Area Moms Stand Up for Their Kids Who Can’t Speak for Themselves Through Pain and Anguish, Moms Call for Attorney General Slatery to Remove Tennessee from ACA Lawsuit   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Earlier this morning, Nashville-area moms participated in a roundtable at the Horn Coffee to discuss the importance of protections for their kids with…

Read More

Letter to Editor: Barry of Memphis, TN

Barry of Memphis, TN writes: My Medicaid to me insurers I'm going to live without it I will be in real trouble I barely have a life now but without it I will not have any I am classified as needed I have mental issues not to mention all the physical issues I have I…

Read More

Letter to Editor: Wanda of Cordova, TN

Wanda of Cordova, TN writes: Dear Senator , Think before you act repealing the ACA act will allow the 1% not to pay anything and will though millions of people off the healthcare rolls . It is not right ! This President has no intention of helping anyone but himself . This affects many people.…

Read More